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Chris Jones | Starting Pitcher | #66

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/19/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 205
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 15 (0) / CLE
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Angels sent LHP Chris Jones outright to Triple-A Salt Lake.
Jones was designated for assignment earlier this week. In 10 starts at Triple-A Salt Lake, he had posted a tough 7.33 ERA over 50 1/3 innings. The Angels might call him up again when they need an extra arm, but regardless, no fantasy intrigue here. Fri, Jun 10, 2016 06:06:00 PM

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Angels designated LHP Chris Jones for assignment.

The move clears a 40-man roster spot for reliever Jose Valdez, who was acquired from the Tigers on Tuesday for cash considerations. Jones has a 7.33 ERA through 50 1/3 innings (10 starts) this season with Triple-A Salt Lake. He'll probably clear waivers.
Tue, Jun 7, 2016 08:22:00 PM

Angels optioned LHP Chris Jones to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Jones saw a brief cup of coffee with the Angels in late May, but has yet to log an appearance at the major league level. In nine starts at Triple-A, he held a 6.32 ERA, 1.61 WHIP and 31/14 K/BB ratio.
Wed, Jun 1, 2016 04:59:00 PM

Angels recalled LHP Chris Jones from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Jones, 27, had a rough 6.32 ERA and 31/14 K/BB ratio in 47 innings over nine starts in Triple-A. He'll pitch in middle relief.
Mon, May 30, 2016 05:36:00 PM

Angels optioned LHP Chris Jones to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Jones was just acquired from the Orioles earlier this week, but he'll have to start the season in the minors. The lefty held a 2.94 ERA last year at Triple-A.
Fri, Apr 1, 2016 09:32:00 AM

Angels acquired LHP Chris Jones from the Orioles for OF Natanael Delgado and INF Erick Salcedo.

The Orioles designated Jones for assignment last week, but the Angels thought he merited a spot on their 40-man roster. He has enjoyed sustained success at the Triple-A level, posting a 2.94 ERA last year and a 3.12 ERA over the last three seasons. The lefty should give the Angels more minor-league depth in their thin rotation.
Tue, Mar 29, 2016 10:31:00 PM

Orioles designated LHP Chris Jones for assignment.

The move clears a spot for the newly-signed Zach Phillips on the 40-man roster. Jones, 27, was protected from the Rule 5 Draft back in November after posting a 2.94 ERA over 30 appearances (including 22 starts) at Triple-A Norfolk last season.
Wed, Mar 23, 2016 09:20:00 AM

Orioles optioned LHP Chris Jones to Triple-A Norfolk.

Jones was added to the Orioles' 40-man roster in November so that he wouldn't be exposed to the Rule 5 Draft, but he was never in serious consideration for an Opening Day roster spot this spring. The 27-year-old left-hander will work out of the rotation at Norfolk.
Mon, Mar 14, 2016 11:03:00 AM

Orioles purchased the contract of LHP Chris Jones from Triple-A Norfolk.

Jones is now 27, but the O's have decided they don't want to expose him to the Rule 5 Draft. The southpaw held a 2.94 ERA over 30 games -- 22 starts -- for Norfolk in 2015.
Fri, Nov 6, 2015 03:55:00 PM

Orioles re-signed LHP Chris Jones to a minor league contract.

Jones spent all of this past season at Triple-A with the O's, posting a 3.61 ERA while splitting time between the rotation and bullpen. He's merely organizational depth.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 11:25:00 AM

Orioles signed LHP Chris Jones to a minor league contract.

Jones was designated for assignment last month after the Nelson Cruz signing, but now he's back in the fold. The 25-year-old had a 2.85 ERA with 53 strikeouts over 79 innings last season between Double- and Triple-A.
Mon, Mar 3, 2014 04:06:00 PM

Orioles released LHP Chris Jones.

Jones was designated for assignment earlier this week, and now he's free to seek employment elsewhere. The left-hander put up a 2.85 ERA with 53 strikeouts over 79 innings between Double- and Triple-A last season.
Fri, Feb 28, 2014 08:17:00 AM

Orioles designated LHP Chris Jones for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Nelson Cruz on the 40-man roster. Acquired from the Braves in the Luis Ayala deal last April, Jones is coming off a 2.85 ERA and 53 strikeouts over 79 innings in 2013 between Double- and Triple-A. He was just added to the 40-man roster in November.
Mon, Feb 24, 2014 05:48:00 PM

Orioles purchased the contract of LHP Chris Jones from Triple-A Norfolk.

Jones needed to be added to the 40-man roster in order to avoid the Rule 5 Draft. Acquired from the Braves in the Luis Ayala deal, Jones posted a 2.85 ERA with 54 strikeouts over 79 innings between Double- and Triple-A in 2013. He'll likely return to Triple-A to start 2014.
Mon, Nov 4, 2013 07:22:00 PM

Orioles acquired LHP Chris Jones from the Braves for RHP Luis Ayala.

Jones, 24, posted a 3.90 ERA and 61/19 K/BB ratio over 60 innings of relief last season with the Braves' Double-A affiliate in Mississippi. He will be assigned to Double-A Bowie.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 02:19:00 PM

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